Group portrait of Australian Contingent No 6 Officer Cadet Battalion, Balliol College, Oxford, ...

Accession Number P03565.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Gillman & Co
Place made United Kingdom: England, Oxfordshire, Oxford
Date made c 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Group portrait of Australian Contingent No 6 Officer Cadet Battalion, Balliol College, Oxford, February 1918. Known to be present are: 2781 Sergeant (Sgt) R S Allen, 10th Battalion; 106 Sgt S H L Allwright, 40th Battalion; 8 Sgt G D Armstrong, 42nd Battalion; 1036 Extra Regimental (ER) Corporal (Cpl) Francis Cyril Beech, 27th Battalion (back row, third from left, not wearing AIF collar badges); 1618 Lance Corporal (L Cpl) R C A Blanch, 36th Battalion; 375 Sgt C R Boyd, Australian Cycle Corps Battalion; 44 Cpl W Brydie, 10th Light Trench Mortar Battery; 1301 Cpl A R B Cox, 3rd Tunneling Company; 4 ER Warrant Officer Class 1 (WO1) (later 2nd Lieutenant) William Victor Diamond MC, Australian Army Provost Corps; 2868 Private (Pte) (later 2nd Lieutenant) Leslie Varley Duxbury, 32nd Battalion, of Wayville, South Australia (died of wounds, France, 6 September 1918)(See also P09291.257); 425 Pte C H Field, 35th Battalion; 6758 Sgt J V Gallagher, 37th Battalion; 129 Staff Sergeant (S Sgt) S A F Gluth, Australian Army Provost Corps; 7245 L Cpl F F Hebbard, 33rd Battalion; 2427 Cpl H P Hopgood DCM, 45th Battalion; 1951 Sgt F J Kenealy, 57th Battalion; 811 Sgt T N Learmont, 36th Battalion; 3535 Cpl J D McGregor, 54th Battalion; 467 Sgt D R McLarty MM, 44th Battalion; 5137 Sgt M McPhee, 4th Pioneer Battalion; 233 Sgt (later Lieutenant) Sydney Richard Murdoch DCM, 30th Battalion, of Katoomba, New South Wales (killed in action (KIA), France, 3 September 1918); 1076 Sgt W L O'Connor, 3rd Pioneer Battalion; 69 WO1 F B Oliver, Australian Section, 3rd Echelon; 1730 WO2 Cecil Norman Patterson MC, 43rd Battalion, Company Sergeant Major (CSM) (middle row, fifth from left, wearing the medal ribbon; KIA Mont St Quentin 1 September 1918); 2562 Cpl T J Perkins, 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station; 485 WO2 (later Lieutenant) James Stuart Rattray MC, 40th Battalion, CSM; 350 WO2 (later 2nd Lieutenant) Percy Reginald Rigg, 41st Battalion, CSM, of Cairns, Queensland (KIA, Mont St Quentin, 1 September 1918); 5331 L Cpl A Ross, 11th Battalion; 458 Sgt H Scarr MM, 44th Battalion; 288 Sgt W Silverlock, 21st Battalion; 1005 Cpl A Stewart, 37th Battalion; 5038 Lance Sergeant W Stewart, 44th Battalion; 6338 Pte (later 2nd Lieutenant) William Kelvey Stewart, 2nd Battalion, of Chatswood, New South Wales (KIA, France, 23 August 1918); 4602 WO2 W J Tanner, 57th Battalion, CSM; 1664 S Sgt W Taylor, Australian Section, 3rd Echelon; 3163 L Cpl H Wardle-Greenwood, 38th Battalion; 194 Cpl L C Wood MM, 55th Battalion, Acting Regimental Sergeant Major.